Will Openmoko ever see the light of day? Was Re: Concern for usability and ergonomics

Attila Csipa plists at prometheus.org.yu
Thu Jun 14 12:36:27 CEST 2007

On Wednesday 13 June 2007 16:26, Matthew S. Hamrick wrote:
> Gibson Musical Instruments, where we were designing what was
> effectively a custom PDA (don't ask.) There were several delays,
> And wait, and wait. And it never shows up. Then you get back on the
> phone and eventually you find another parts distributor. Since then,
> I've started taking delivery dates with a pretty large grain of salt.

I have a story about an embedded automation device where in the end heavily 
modded Buffalo and Linksys wireless routers were used. Not bc they were all 
that well suited for the task, but because they were pretty available and had 
most of the parts already on them. People do funny things to meet 
deadlines :)

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